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A lot of talented smart people but, sadly, no vision for the company at the senior levels.

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Former Employee - Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Former Employee - Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

I worked at Yahoo full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great people
Competitive salaries + benefits
Yahoo! has a lot of great products - it's a shame that there isn't a tighter/closer integration between them

Cons

Too many silos to work through
You spend more time in meetings than doing actual work (work frequently spills into evenings)
Lack of a consolidated vision for the company
Most people work hard, some are hiding in the gaps

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great Perks, large number of smart people

    Cons

    Poor management and no definite set of goals or directions

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Better than you would expect

    Former Employee - Sales Trainer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Trainer in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Smart people, good benefits, interesting work

    Cons

    Bad publicity, lack of coolness factor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep a CEO for longer than a couple of months!

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